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1. Freedom of movement within the EU will no longer be regulated by country of origin

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/freedom-of-movement-within-the-eu-will-no-longer-be-regulated-by-country-of-origin

After calls to simplify COVID travel rules within the EU, EU Ministers meeting at the General Affairs Council in Brussels agreed on Tuesday that the three main criteria for travel within the EU will be vaccination status, covid test results or recovery certificates....

2. Cypriot court says unvax ban serves common good

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-court-says-unvax-ban-serves-common-good

Α Nicosia district judge sided with the government on banning unvaccinated persons in restricted venues, saying the decision was for the common good and based on science...

3. Sajid Javid’s axing of all Covid restrictions draws warnings from NHS

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sajid-javid-s-axing-of-all-covid-restrictions-draws-warnings-from-nhs

The government has pledged to abolish almost every existing Covid restriction over the coming weeks in England and “get life completely back to normal”, a course popular with Conservative MPs but which immediately prompted stark warnings from health groups....

4. Rise in cannabis use in Cyprus, drop in ecstasy during the pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rise-in-cannabis-use-in-cyprus-drop-in-ecstasy-during-the-pandemic

Cannabis was the drug most used in Cyprus during the restrictions against the spread of COVID-19 while there has been a drop in the use of ecstasy according to the latest European Web Survey on Drugs presented by the EU drugs agency (EMCDDA)....

5. Airlines worldwide rush to change flights over US 5G problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/airlines-worldwide-rush-to-change-flights-over-us-5g-problem

Airlines across the world, including the long-haul carrier Emirates, rushed Wednesday to cancel or change flights heading into the U.S. over an ongoing dispute about the rollout of 5G mobile phone technology near American airports....

6. England to scrap Covid passes by the end of the month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/england-to-scrap-covid-passes-by-the-end-of-the-month

Controversial Covid passes will be scrapped in England this month as the country's Omicron wave continues to collapse, it was claimed today....

7. Quebec to impose tax on those who refuse COVID-19 vaccinations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/quebec-to-impose-tax-on-those-who-refuse-covid-19-vaccinations

Quebec will impose a tax on those who aren’t vaccinated against COVID-19 to offset their disproportionate cost to the health care system and encourage more people to get their shots....

8. Greece: Possible reopening of schools with stricter protocols

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-possible-reopening-of-schools-with-stricter-protocols

With Covid-19 infections going through the roof, Greece's Education Ministry plans to tighten testing and restrictions at schools as it is keen to see them reopen on January 10....

9. A tsunami of cases and new stricter measures - Epidemiologists mulling the next steps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-tsunami-of-cases-and-new-stricter-measures-epidemiologists-mulling-the-next-steps

The arrival of the "Omicron" mutation reportedly coincided with that of the new year, with the daily case numbers announced last week breaking every negative record since the pandemic began....

10. Pandemic: Parents, children, school, take note: X (absence)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/pandemic-parents-children-school-take-note-x-absence

11. Omicron Mutation: A quiet New Year for dozens of cities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/omicron-mutation-a-quiet-new-year-for-dozens-of-cities

As the whole world prepares to say goodbye to 2021, a year marked by the pandemic and coronavirus mutations, we are once again canceling massive festive New Year events....

12. 'A time to heal' - The events that defined 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-time-to-heal-the-events-that-defined-2021

Did you know that one of the most Googled subjects around the world this year was ‘how to heal’? ...

13. Greece: Stricter measures from January 3rd 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-stricter-measures-from-january-3rd-2022

Stricter measures from January 3, 2022 to January 16, 2022, with the possibility of an extension, according to an announcement from the Greek Minister of Health Thanos Plevris today....

14. Council of Ministers meeting this morning to discuss possible new measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/council-of-ministers-meeting-this-morning-to-discuss-possible-new-measures

The Cabinet is meeting this morning to discuss new measures to contain the spread of the Covid pandemic....

15. Health Minister rules out lockdown-style restrictions ahead of holiday season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-rules-out-lockdown-style-restrictions-ahead-of-holiday-season

Health Minister Thanos Plevris has ruled out more stringent restrictions to contain Covid-19 ahead of the holiday season....

16. Greece further amends Covid travel rules for foreigners

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-further-amends-covid-travel-rules-for-foreigners

Foreign travelers can opt to show a rapid antigen test or a PCR test to enter Greece, the country said on Thursday, amending a rule it announced only the day before to help curb the spread of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus....

17. Rift in pandemic response wide open in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rift-in-pandemic-response-wide-open-in-cyprus

A rift between scientists and government became more apparent on Friday in the Republic of Cyprus, with local media saying the health ministry director was even checking the minutes from a meeting to shed light on debate over controversial measures...

18. Lawyer cries foul over ban on unvaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-cries-foul-over-ban-on-unvaccinated

A local lawyer is invoking European rules to argue the Cypriot government’s measure banning unvaccinated citizens from certain places is a violation of fundamental human rights, with health experts attributing decisions in the last few weeks to the Cabinet...

19. Restaurants shut doors over 'pandemic discrimination'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/restaurants-shut-doors-over-pandemic-discrimination

Many restaurant owners in the Republic of Cyprus are closing their doors to all dine-in customers to protest new government measures that exclude unvaccinated clientele...

20. German police foil 'anti-vaxxer murder plot' against state premier

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/german-police-foil-anti-vaxxer-murder-plot-against-state-premier

German police said on Wednesday they had uncovered a plot by anti-vaccination activists in Saxony to murder the eastern German state's premiere, adding to concerns about increasingly violent protests over plans for mandatory vaccinations....

21.  Minister furious over fake test result allegations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-furious-over-allegations-of-fake-test-results

Cyprus Police say they are investigating allegations about local pharmacies issuing fake positive results from rapid tests, with the health ministry warning of permit revocation and criminal prosecution...

22. Norway steps up efforts to curb omicron variant, teleworking will be mandatory

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/norway-steps-up-efforts-to-curb-omicron-variant-teleworking-will-be-mandatory

Norway will intensify restrictions and speed up vaccinations in an effort to stem the expected wave of the Omicron variant, Prime Minister Jonas Stere announced last night....

23. Cabinet ponders quick fix to Christmas measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-ponders-quick-fix-to-christmas-measures

New proposed measures heading for a Cabinet meeting on Monday could mean more restrictions for unvaccinated citizens but also tougher protocols for contacts who already got the jab against COVID-19...

24. Austria will fine unvaccinated 600 euros every 3 months from February 1st 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/austria-fines

A fine of up to 600 euros every three months will be imposed on those who are not vaccinated against Covid-19 from February 1, 2022, according to a draft law prepared by the Austrian government....

25. WHO: Omicron poses 'very high' global risk, world must prepare

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-omicron-poses-very-high-global-risk-world-must-prepare

The Omicron coronavirus variant is likely to spread internationally, posing a "very high" global risk of infection surges that could have "severe consequences" in some areas, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday....

26. Cyprus bans foreigners from Omicron countries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-bans-foreigners-from-omicron-countries

The health ministry in the Republic of Cyprus has issued a ban on all foreign travelers from specific African countries citing a new coronavirus variant, as the government accelerates efforts to check whether any possible Omicron cases may have found their way into the island...

27. Clarification of new measures announced on Wednesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clarification-of-new-measures-announced-on-wednesday

The Ministry of Health has issued clarifications concerning the new measures announced on Wednesday by the Cabinet. ...

28. Britain cuts flights from South African countries due to the new mutation of the coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-cuts-flights-from-south-african-countries-due-to-the-new-mutation-of-the-coronavirus

The British government decided on Thursday night to impose travel restrictions on six South African countries due to concerns about the new coronavirus B.1.1529....

29. Health Minister suggests new measures to contain rise in daily covid cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/possible-new-covid-measures

A list of suggested measures will be brought before the Council of Ministers on Wednesday in an effort to contain the rise in daily coronavirus cases, ...

30. 35,000 protesters demonstrated against COVID measures in Austria

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/35-000-protesters-demonstrate-against-covid-measures-in-austria

Tens of thousands of protesters, many from far-right groups, marched through Vienna on Saturday after the Austrian government announced a nationwide lockdown beginning Monday to contain the country’s skyrocketing coronavirus infections....

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